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. jon schriffen, abc news, new york. >> should be fascinating what answer they come up with. obviously, it's best known for those fiery images. but in its heyday, that was the fastest and most comfortable way to get across the atlantic. so it was a milestone at the time. of course, we remember how it ended, just like the "titanic." we remember the tragedy, not the accomplishment. >> that was the first trip from europe to north america of the 1937 and they didn't have a full airship, only 36 passengers. at that time in 1937, $400 per ticket, one way, $720 round trip. think of what that would cost in today's parameters. >> no kidding. we'll get answers perhaps on sunday. >>> well before jon stewart and steven colbert, political satire was in the pages of "mad" magazine. >> and now "mad" is celebrating 60 years of poking fun. it's coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world ♪ ♪ mad world mad world >>> nice song choice, guys. "mad" magazine is celebrating 60 years of making fun of the american landscape with a brand new book. >> it's called "totally mad -- 60 years of humor, sa
in los angeles thanks. >>> hundreds of volunteers who you are ared to new york after superstorm sandy are settling into their home away from home. when they are not helping with recovery efforts they are recouperating on the uss wright. it is equiped with sleeping quarters and a common area. anna is live with an inside look. >> hello everybody at home. finding space for the thousands of volunteers who stepped up in the aftermath of superstorm sandy has proven to be a tall order. that's where this ship comes in, the ss wright. it is now home away from home for a couple hundred volunteers from the american red cross and fema core. they are staying together and eating together and playing games and watching sports together, yet it is in patriotic living quarters. and they are manning the 27 disaster recovery centers set up in the tri-state area. many are young and even just right out of high school. it is an interesting dynamic as many of the red cross volunteers are older. retired health care workers. it can be trying. being around storm victims and devastation at times is emotionally e
. all right. boomie aglietti is our champion. met an attractive swiss girl in new york city. didn't gename, but intelligent young fellow that he is, did what to try and track her down? so i went back to the lobby of the dorm where she lived and i kind of snuck my way in through the--through the guards, and i posted a sign that said, "missing--beautiful french, uh, beautiful swiss girl" in french. and, uh, i left kind of a dummy e-mail address just in case she happened to see it, and she did respond. and then some--for some reason, i moved out of new york. so i don't know why. you're a writer. yeah. yeah. great beginning, lousy ending. terrible, terrible. okay, maas we continue. uh, entertainer's twitter bio for $200, please. first clue in the category... who is charlie sheen? twitter bios for $400. and that's the great humor of jimmy fallon. silas, go again. rtainer's bios for $600. who is o'brien? conan o'brien, yes. twitter for $800. who is kathy griffin? finish the category. who is kim kardashian? pastimes for $200. what is pez? uh, pastimes for $400. take a page from this past
. the next day, a new york times headline proclaimed a "global warming has begun." decades later, dr. hansen and others are still trying to convince the united states of these basic observations. about half of american now accept the fact. 40% do not. over the next hour, we will discuss clients -- climate science and public opinion with james hansen. today, dr. hansen is receiving [applause] i've interviewed a lot of fantastic people in this room and that doesn't happen very often. welcome to climate one, a conversation about america's energy, economy and environment. i'm greg dalton. in 1988, nasa scientist james hansen told a congressional hearing that it was 99% certain that burning fossil fuels was heating the earth's atmosphere. the next day, a new york times headline proclaimed, quote, global warming has begun, expert tells senate. a quarter century later, dr. hansen and other scientists are still striving to convince much of the united states that basic scientific observation -- seas are rising, glaciers are disappearing, floods are increasing. humans are the cause. about half of amer
are expected to receive the implant over the next year. john schifrin, abc news, new york. >>> this is significant. although. >> encouraging. >> it really is. although the procedure only showed to slow progression for people in the earliest stages of illness. let's face it with this disease anything is welcome. >> exactly right. who knows. the wires run along the natural wires of the brain and generate tiny little electric impulses 130 times a second and stimulates the memory areas of the brain. >> which is really incredible. apparently this procedure is funded by nichh, part of a nationwide trial that is taking place. half of the patients in the trial will have their stimulators turned on two weeks after the surgery. get this, the rest will have stimulators turned on a year later. no within is going to sort of know, patients and doctors when the simulation began. >> controlled experiments. they're necessary, but yet you hate to be the one. >> a year later. >> get it a year later. hopeful you. know, admitted to the pilot program. you don't get the good stuff. >> that's wha
of this was generated on social media so people came from as far away as new york and new jersey. >>> american and afghan forces rescued a doctor. top of commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan said joint forces planned, rehearsed and successfully recovered dr. joseph in eastern afghanistan. he was abducted outside the afghan capital. dr. allen says joseph will soon be rejoining his family and loved ones. formé31añ joint forceses carried out the operation his intelligence showed the doctor was in imminent danger. >>> hugo chavez will head back to cuba for cancer treatment. he announced his cancer has returned and said he would undergo treatment in havana. for the first time he said if his health worsens his successor should be vice president. chavez was elected to a third term in october. the 58-year-old already had two operations. he's had chemotherapy and radiation treatment as well. >>> today the white house will join in celebrating hanukkah. the national menorah lighting ceremony is later today. the second night of the jewish festival of lights. the u.s. air force band is also going
to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was taken. the growth rate is lower than projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million fewer people than initially projected. we will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a
the opening bell at the new york stock exchange. expect cautious investors today when wall street kicks off the trading for the week. fiscal cliff talks and a reserve meeting midweek could shift the markets, bri markets,. ringing the opening bell at the exchange, the financial services company blackrock. >>> hugo chavez returns to cuba to undergo another cancer operation. chavez left in the middle of the night just a day after telling his country the cancer was back. in is his fourth surgery since being diagnosed with cancer last year. >>> today former south african president nelson mandela is facing a day of medical tests in the hospital. the 94-year-old has suffered health problems in recent years. the nation's current president says mandela is doing well but offered no details on his condition. mandela is a nobel laureate who fought against racial segregation. >>> former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich isn't sounding too optimistic about his party's chances about winning back the white house in 2016, especially if it stays in its current form. in fact, gingrich thinks it'
. the reason i say that is because something happened in new york after hurricane sandy where taxi cabs went up and charged -- >> uber went up. >> yeah. >> a lot of things went up, gasoline went up. they call that taking advantage of disaster situation. but the reason this is a win for consumers, your original question, is the convenience that, you know, the fact that you can be on a street corner. you can be in an office. i could leave this studio this morning, go on my smartphone and limousine or car waiting for me. i don't have to go out and hail it on nebraska avenue and, of course, the taxi cab commission says, you can pick up the phone and call. try calling a taxi dispatcher in this day and time. and i think also taxes. you know, this is a new business. taxes. ♪ [ male announcer ] the machines are on the move. they're curious. because they've heard that there are new machines -- brilliant ones -- and they're coming to see for themselves. machines with the technology, the scale and the ability to communicate to make the world work better. and now all the machines want in. ♪ we'll be ri
. sam has it all coming up. >>> meantime, it feels like spring here in new york city. that's about to change, too. >>> christmas cheer in washington interruptedly controversy. superstar singer psy's explosive onstage rants against americans, happened before he made it big here with "gangnam style." >>> we showed you our trip to robin's. we're heading back. revealing our traditions now at robin's home for christmas. what a visit it was. >>> we begin with the australian z deejays speaking out for the first time. cecilia vega is in sydney with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. they say this was supposed to be a simple, harmless prank that lasted no more than 30 seconds. they thought they would be hung up on immediately. we all know that is far from what happened. >> personally i'm -- >> reporter: the two australian deejays behind the phony phone call came out of hiding overnight. offering a tearful apology to the family of the nurse. >> shattered, gutted, heart broken. incredibly sorry for this situation and what's happened. >> there's not a minute th
in new york. >> back in the '80s and very early '90s japan actually overpaid. they bought the pebble beach golf course in california and bought rockefeller center in new york. various other properties and paid huge dollars for them and lot of their shirts. this time around with china is not the case. you can't say they're paying a lot of money for aig's plane leasing business or a123. martha: stuart, thank you. see you coming up on the business channel. bill: here is the question for you. how much american debt does china actually own? as the largest foreign owner of u.s. debt it owns more than a trillion dollars in treasury securities. china's holding of u.s. debt has increased 56% over the course of the obama presidency which comes out to about $400 billion more. it has bought or invested in more than $15 billion in more than 100 u.s. companies going pack to january of 2010. that is influence. martha: new numbers raising fresh concerns here at home about our economy. the u.s. consumer spending numbers showing signs of weakening after four months of gains. experts blame things like
that are trying to rebuild. our national correspondent deborah feyerick is joining us from new york with more information. what's going on here, deb? >> you know, wolf, a number of people who have already started complaining about breathing problems and the problem is likely to only get worse. every day nancy suits up for a battle she's determined to win. >> i give myself four hours. you do both sides and the top. >> reporter: bleach, hydrogen peroxi peroxide, vinegar, even professionals have not been able to kill the flood in the wake of sandy's floodwaters. >> i'm trying to stay ahead of it. >> reporter: thousands of volunteers from world care center have been gutting houses ripping out floors, walls and insulation if not cleaned properly mold continues to grow and can make people very sick. >> it's everywhere. >> reporter: dan has seen it before. the mold can multiply and become a toxic situation. >> reporter: he travels the country with an organization that helps people affected by hurricanes and floods. people will get sick. >> you will see upper respiratory issues and allergies going on
. >> their store in times square in new york city which you see in this video has been open 24-7 since december 2nd. >> new this morning starting today commercials that are louder than the show you are watching our band. >> the federal commission commission says commercials was maintain the same average volumes of programs that company. >> the fcc says lot commercials have been won their main complaint says the customer calls and start reporting into doubt the two. >> yahoo has dispudebuted a redesigned at for its code- sharing site flickr . >> the new app for iphone to include filters and tools to at pictures similar to the process by the act insragram . >> del purchased flickr back in 2005. >> this the second designed and built by all this week. ya hoo is announced an updated version of this e- mail on tuesday. >> will take a break and we'll come back with a check of our weather. >> we're back at this 4:14. >> here's a live look at our walnut creek camera as we see high way 680. >> it is 37 degrees right now. you will feel it this morning. >> this afternoon we are looking for some sisunshine. >>
was trying to reach to the public. and he wrote a letter to the editor of new york times. and, at that time, the director of the goddard institute did not appreciate that sort of thing. [laughter] he called a meeting of entire people in the building, you know, more than 100 people coming to -- and he really gave it to steve. and the great -- and the really impressive thing about steve was, you know, he didn't back down. so he -- even at that time, when he's just as around 26 or 27-year-old postdoc, he had the courage to stand up for what he believed in. so he was really a good example of courage of a scientist at a very early age. [applause] so anyway, it's -- for all those things about steve, it is a great honor to get an award in his name. thanks. [applause] >> coming up, george will talks about the relationship between religion and u.s. politics and then a hearing on terrorist abuse of refugee programs. >> tomorrow, we will talk about the latest on the so-called fiscal cliff with the joshua gordon of the concord coalition. that is followed by a look of president obama's second term. our
. ♪ [ music ] >> and from sorrow to strength, the stars turning out in a big way for sandy relief in new york city. it's all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, square garde ♪[ music ] >> what a show. that's the boss, of course, getting the place rocking at madison square garden last night, a star-studded evening to benefit those hit hard by superstorm sandy. alisha keys, the rolling stones, bon jovi, eric clapton, paul mccartney and others lit up the stage to raise funds. there was $80 billion of dollars in the tri-state area. it was a great concert. >> no kidding. how would you like knob that audience? >> let me tell you, you went to a springsteen concert before. i was never a huge fan of his what a show the man puts on. i mean, absolutely amazing. >> four hours, right? >> four hours straight. the guy does not take a break. >> so now you're a fan? >> now i'm a fan of his. >>> around the bay area, we have some very cold temperatures to start out the morning as we have cold air that's moved in from the gulf of alaska sitting right overhead. you can see the stormy weather has passed moving to s
of "time" magazine. john harwood of cnbc and the "new york times." doyle mcmanus of the "los angeles times" and karen tumulty of "the washington angeles times" and karen tumulty of "the washington post."
played in new york city, 1964 and taking part in the 12-12-12 concert. and rg 3. say it isn't so. robert griffin iii is hurt and pete slaychrader is here an andi called you schrads. >> they're going for the their fourth straight victory and regional rivalry and rg 3 goes down with a few giambi injuries. >> and scores the winning touchdown and they go to overtime and rg 3 as injury was gruesome and worried about him and mri. they say it's not a sus injury. 's going to be back and fine and rg 3 might be playing in the the playoffs, we'll see. >> nan:. >> harris: i wonder if he was wearing his batman socks. >> they were wondering what's going on with the giants. the typical second half. no, giants came out here and laid the whooping on the new orleans saints and that's the met hive stadium, 52 it-27. and david wilson had it coming out and the rushing touchdown. >> it's so 1973 of you. >> rolling stones. >> there you go. you know the story has been headlined for the past week or so, it's the cowboys and the bengals playing today after the death of jerry brown. >> yeah, 24 hours after this ne
it all. >>> another big number put up by the new york giants after the saints had taken a 7-0 lead. david wilson responded with this effort on the ensuing kickoff. that's a 97-yard return. wilson scored two other times from scrim an. he had a team record 327 all purpose yards. that's worth celebrating, as the giants roll 52-27, and hold onto first place by a game in the nfc east. ♪ [ music ] >>> will ferell among the revelers in green bay tonight. this was 14-3 here. this is what can happen on a snowy field. the ball was scooped up by mike daniels. the only challenge for him was the lambeau leap. the packers win, 27-20. >>> brian urlacher possibly out for the season. the bears are battling for their playoff lives. watch smith run. this turns into a 56-yard return for a touchdown. the vikings on their way to a 21-14 win. right now, the bears would be the final nfc team to make the playoffs. >>> the falcons would be the nfc's number 1 seed, but they were exposed today by cam newton. here's what today's modern nfl quarterback looks like. a whole bunch of open field in front of him. vaultin
to be asking right now. >> now the film isn't even out yet. it is limited release in new york and los angeles on december the 28th. it opens nationwide on january 4th but conservative bloggers got a hold of the copy of the script. when they looked through it, melissa, they this is really one-sided piece that looks more like a hit job against fracking than a balanced look at the natural gas industry. melissa: i think it is interesting it was supposed to be about the impacts on salmon and all of sudden turned over to fracking which is so popular right now. they're keying on something a revolution in this country. what has the industry's reaction been like so far? what do they think? >> no question the industry is worried about this. i talked to one industry analyst thought this could be to the fracking industry what the film the china syndrome with jane fonda and jack lemmon was to the nuclear power industry. charles ebinger is analyst with the brookings institute. here is what he told me. >> matt damon will give a convincing actor, undoubtedly casting concerns about shale gas on horizon and th
-hit new york and nerming new jersey as well as other states. $37 billion for the victims, recovery and $13 billion in preventive measures in the event of another storm. monday marks six weeks since superstorm sandy slammed into the northeast. thousands of americans still suffering out there in the cold temperatures, and the tempers are flaring over fema's slow response and the lack of housing. >> it is the people in the area that have helped each other. forget red cross. forget all of these other agencies. it was the people that came from all over the united states to help the people. red cross don't deserve credit. they are here now because they are hereafter the fact. >> now good news on the horizon, one hopes, for victims needing shelter in new jersey. let's bring in new jersey congressman. thanks for being with us. as i understand it you got off the phone with the administrator yesterday evening. he finally promised by monday to provide some of the temporary housing. you know, the mobile homes and the trailers. but my goodness, everybody knew there were thousands of new jersey resident
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in three consumers would consider a mortgage from wal-mart. that's a look at business at the new york stock exchange, i'm with theoustron bloomberg on the weekend report for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 'tis the season for giving and all this weekend many downtown attractions are doing just. that dozens of ballot's top sites are offering visitors a chance to take in the sightss for a dollar or less. >> they're giving a great opportunity for families who wouldn't normally come downtown but also a good way to draw people into downtown during the busy holiday season. >> you can go to our website for more information, wbaltv.com, click on local news. the battle of the beltway is what ravens fans are expecting for tonight's game against the washington redskins. here's a look at events around town today. >> if it rains today it might come in the form of purple rain at fedexfield. fans of the ravens and redskins are talking smack over who's going to come out on top. more on the battle of the beltway. >> flacco, the pass, boldin, a touchdown. >> this latest edition of the battle of the beltway isn't until s
in times square new york city which you see in this video had been open 24-7 since december 2nd. >> there was a threat made to a school in my to vista as specifically 8 meltage there. we will get more information coming umonta vistae threat was made to a milk teacher at the school we will have more as we get more information coming up. we're back of update on our breaking news out of the south bay when the campus of mocked of is the high school shutdown. police and the bombs what are on the scene looking for the campus to make sure everything is fine. there was a threat this morning against a high school. the threat originated at another stop a school when brooke high- school. ministers there found graffiti on the wall of their building that- lynbrook . the graffiti specifically named a male teacher at the high school. lynbrook called police and the polithe school and school cl police. >> class seven canceled, and our rain canceled four of the civil future. we have no word if they have found anything on campus. the search is on going will let you know if we find out anything mor
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